Collegium reiterates transfer of Justice Vivek Agarwal from Madhya Pradesh HC to Allahabad HC

Aditya AK September 4 2019
Justice Vivek Agarwal

The Supreme Court Collegium has reiterated its recommendation to transfer Justice Vivek Agarwal from the Madhya Pradesh High Court to the Allahabad High Court.

The Collegium has passed a resolution recommending the transfer on August 28. However, Justice Agarwal had requested that the move be reconsidered.

In a resolution passed on September 3, the Collegium has noted that it would not be possible to consider his request.  The resolution states,

"The Collegium has carefully gone through the aforesaid representations and taken into consideration all relevant factors. On reconsideration, the Collegium is of the considered view that it is not possible to accede to his request."

Therefore, it has reiterated its earlier move to transfer the judge to the Allahabad High Court.

Justice Vivek Agarwal was appointed as an additional judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in April 2016, and was made a permanent judge in March 2018.

Read the resolutions:

Vivek Agarwal J resolution 2
Vivek Agarwal J resolution 1